The Creswell Chronicle -

By Richard Heyman
Chronicle Columnist 

Lest we forget

 

May 23, 2019

Seventy-four years ago this month, World War II ended in Europe.

The conflict continued with Japan for another three months. We persons who had fought in this conflict and the ones who supported the war effort -- plus all others who were wishing for the end -- were ecstatic. We were so happy, and prayed that never again would we have to suffer such a horrible event.

It is vital that we do not forget the tremendous sacrifice that was made by so many families.

Another anniversary that is coming soon is June 6, which was the date in 1944 that the invasion of Europe was underway. The thousands...



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